Moderate

VMSA-2020-0019
4.5
2020-08-20
2020-08-20 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2020-3975
VMware App Volumes patches address Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability (CVE-2020-3975)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware App Volumes
2. Introduction

A Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting VMware App Volumes was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to address this vulnerability in affected VMware products.

3a. Advisory Details

Description

VMware App Volumes does not correctly validate user input when creating and editing applications or creating storage groups. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 4.5.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with access to create and edit applications or create storage groups, may be able to inject malicious script which will be executed by a victim's browser when viewing.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2020-3975 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Maarten Pentinga of Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs (DUO) for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
App Volumes
2.x
Any
CVE-2020-3975
moderate
2.18.6
None
None
App Volumes
4
Any
CVE-2020-3975
moderate
2006
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2020-08-20 VMSA-2020-0019
Initial security advisory.

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